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Manu Bhaker wins 10m air pistol gold, Esha Singh silver in ISSF Junior World Championships | More sports News – Times of India


PUNE: After a disappointing present on the Tokyo Games, there was some solace for Manu Bhaker as she clinched 10m air pistol gold on the ISSF Junior World Championships in Lima, Peru, on Thursday.
It was 1-2 for India on the rostrum, as Esha Singh clinched silver. Manu, 19, scored 241.3 for gold, whereas Esha, 16, shot 240. The bronze went to Turkey’s Yasemin Yilmaz with 217.9.
India’s Rhythm Sangwan, 17, missed out on a medal after getting eradicated at fourth place with 198.7.
In the lads’s 10m air rifle occasion, Rudrankksh Patil, 17, misplaced gold to Tokyo Olympics champion William Shaner of the USA.
Thane’s Rudrankksh, who trains at Gagan Narang’s Gun For Glory academy, shot 250 in the 24-shot closing and misplaced the gold by 0.7 level to the reigning Olympic champion, who scored 250.7.
Participating in his first worldwide event, Rudrankksh took a lead by shooting 10.7 in the twentieth shot, however slipped down when Shaner shot 10.7 and 10.9 in his twenty first and twenty second photographs. A 9.7 in his twenty third shot made the gold chase tough for Rudrankksh. Bronze went to a different American William Kissell with 228.2.
Three Indians had certified for the ultimate. Dhanush Srikanth completed eighth with a rating of 121, whereas Paarth Makhija completed seventh with 141.4.
In the ladies’s 10m air rifle closing, Kurukshetra woman Ramita settled for bronze after getting eradicated with 229.1. She misplaced to France’s Oceanne Muller (250.6, gold after shoot-off) and Mary Tucker (250.6, silver after shoot-off). While Muller had completed fifth on the Tokyo Olympics, medallist Mary Tucker had clinched silver.
Other Indians, Mehuli Ghosh (186.8) completed fifth, whereas Nisha Kanwar completed eighth after scoring 122.5.




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